Arise and shine your light has come! Madison Essig , a girl with Down Syndrome is shining in the stage receiving her graduation with honors! Truly she can serve as a symbol for the Down Syndrome community of hope and of promise and of the possibilities for kids who are following!
Madison was told at a young age that she’d never be able to read has become the first student with Down Syndrome to graduate from D.C. high school with a standard diploma! Her encouraging words are remarkable “Don’t give up. This is your moment to shine! Don’t let anything stand in your way”
Madison is now preparing to attend George Mason University for higher studies and have a great dream to help children with disabilities! Congratulations Madison! May God Bless You Abundantly!
Madison Essig was told she would never read because of her Down syndrome. Today she graduated from Wilson High School! ❤️ http://bit.ly/1roNFqt
Posted by ABC 7 News – WJLA on Tuesday, June 14, 2016